Award recognizes exemplary programs that link schools, families and communities
The Florida Department of Education today announced that nine schools are winners of the 2018 Family and Community Involvement Award. The award recognizes exemplary school practices that focus on increasing family involvement, welcoming families into the local school system, providing effective communication, supporting student success, and promoting collaboration with the community.
“It is my pleasure to recognize these schools with the Family and Community Involvement Award,” said Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart. “As a former teacher and principal, I have seen firsthand how family and community involvement can positively impact student achievement. My congratulations to our schools for their innovation in creating meaningful programs that connect students, parents and the community.”
The winners will be formally recognized and invited to share their award winning programs at the Educational Strategies and Student Engagement Institute in November.
The 2018 Family and Community Involvement Award Winners are listed below.
Killearn Lakes Elementary School
Santa Rosa County
Thomas L. Sims Middle School
Callahan Intermediate School
Trunk and Read Literacy Night
Minneola Elementary School
Denn John Middle School
Hudson Elementary School
Gulf Middle School
The Treasure Chest
Poinciana Elementary School
Palm Beach County
Woodlands Community Middle School
For summaries of the winning programs and more information, visit Family and Community Involvement Award.
For more information about the Florida Department of Education, visit fldoe.org.